Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 25, 2016

Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.

  • Aussie borrowers becoming smarter when it comes to repayments
    With interest rate rises predicted in coming months, Australian borrowers will more than likely be able to absorb any increase to their mortgage…
  • PM keeps tax break as poll battlelines drawn
    The Government had been weighing up its own changes to tax breaks enjoyed by property investors, but Mr Turnbull’s declaration … Labor denied its policy would send house prices plummeting and accused Mr Turnbull of not…
  • Sydney auction market bounces back on Anzac long weekend
    Sydney house prices continue to fall with the March quarter result reporting a 1.5 per cent fall to a median now below $1 million at $995,804. Despite…
  • Sydney auction market bounces back on Anzac long weekend
    The Sydney auction market rebounded on Saturday despite the distractions of the holiday weekend and a rise in listings.
    Sydney reported a clearance rate of 71.2 per cent on Saturday, which was higher than the year-low of 67.7 per cent recorded the previous weekend.

    Despite the improvement, Sydneys average weekend auction clearance rate since Easter of 70.7 per cent remains well below last years pre-Easter average of 75.1 per cent.
    There were 42…

  • Mortgage rate discounting hurts bank margins
    As refinancing rates skyrocket across the industry and analysts forecast another string of home loan rate hikes out of cycle with the Reserve Bank,…

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